Back In The Day, This Minnesota City Was A Mafia Mecca

We’ve all heard stories and seen movies of Prohibition-era gangsters and mob bosses. But did you know that organized crime was a stark reality of turn-of-the-century Minnesota? The Twin Cities — St. Paul, in particular — played host to a number of big players in the world of organized crime. Back in the early 20th century, St. Paul, Minnesota, was practically a Mafia Mecca.

Did you know about St. Paul’s early 20th-century history? Have you ever visited any of the well-known gangster hideouts still present in the city? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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